On October 20, 2014, BC Environment Minister Mary Polak introduced legislation for the management of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from the province’s burgeoning liquefied natural gas (LNG) industry.
Earlier today, the Liquefied Natural Gas Income Tax Act (the “Bill”) was introduced into the British Columbia legislature. The Bill reflects the culmination of the Province’s goal to introduce an LNG tax framework, which was initially unveiled in February 2014.
Due to increased drilling activity in the Utica shale formation, state and federal courts in Ohio and the 6th Circuit have recently issued decisions related to local drilling regulations, drilling permits, leasing, indemnity provisions, and whether a landowner can state a strict liability claim against a drilling company that survives a motion to dismiss.
On October 17, 2014, the Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) Energy issued a solicitation for proposals to construct and operate a large-scale renewable energy project at Fort Hood in Texas, the U.S. military’s largest active duty armored post.
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Today, the BC Government introduced new legislation aimed to help BC meet its greenhouse gas emission targets by imposing environmental standards on liquefied natural gas (LNG) export facilities operating within the province.
Responding to an April 2014 order from the Hawaii Public Utilities Commission (PUC) to lower customers’ electricity bills, the Hawaii Electric Light Co. (HELCO) is accelerating Hawaii’s shift from fossil fuels to solar and other renewables.
As if crude producers and midstream transportation companies don’t already have enough problems trying to get crude oil from production fields to refineries thanks to inadequate pipeline infrastructure, tank car supply, rail safety concerns, and new regulations, they now also have to address a new, potentially market-busting lawsuit.